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Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

January 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that could allow hackers to remotely execute...
Google Finds 7 Security Flaws in Widely Used Dnsmasq Network Software

Google Finds 7 Security Flaws in Widely Used Dnsmasq Network Software

October 02, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered not one or two, but a total of seven security vulnerabilities in the popular open source Dnsmasq net...
Apache Struts 2 Flaws Affect Multiple Cisco Products

Apache Struts 2 Flaws Affect Multiple Cisco Products

September 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
After Equifax massive data breach that was believed to be caused due to a vulnerability in Apache Struts , Cisco has initiated an invest...
PCs with Intel Server Chipsets, Launched Since 2010, Can be Hacked Remotely

PCs with Intel Server Chipsets, Launched Since 2010, Can be Hacked Remotely

May 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Updated: Since the below-reported vulnerability is highly critical and it would take a few weeks for sysadmins to protect their enterpris...
Critical Flaws in MySQL Give Hackers Root Access to Server (Exploits Released)

Critical Flaws in MySQL Give Hackers Root Access to Server (Exploits Released)

November 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Over a month ago we reported about two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in the world's 2nd most popular database management softwar...
Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

October 13, 2015Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has rolled out six security updates this Patch Tuesday , out of which three are considered to be " critical, " while...
Beware Coffee Lovers! StarBucks Exposed you to 3 Critical Vulnerabilities

Beware Coffee Lovers! StarBucks Exposed you to 3 Critical Vulnerabilities

September 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Ever registered on StarBucks website? Change your passwords now! If you are one of those Millions Starbucks customers who have regis...
Android Stagefright Exploit Code Released

Android Stagefright Exploit Code Released

September 11, 2015Khyati Jain
Zimperium Mobile Security Labs (zLabs) have been working hard to make Android operating system more safe and secure to use. Zimperiu...
Microsoft Releases 12 Security Updates (5 Critical and 7 Important Patches)

Microsoft Releases 12 Security Updates (5 Critical and 7 Important Patches)

September 08, 2015Khyati Jain
With the release of 12 Security Bulletins , Microsoft addresses a total of 56 vulnerabilities in its different products. The bulletins ...
Hacker Earns 1.25 Million Free Frequent Flyer Miles On United Airlines

Hacker Earns 1.25 Million Free Frequent Flyer Miles On United Airlines

July 17, 2015Swati Khandelwal
What if you get 1 Million Frequent Flyer Miles for Free? Yes, 1 Million Air Miles… …I think that would be enough for several first-c...
Apple Releases dozens of Security Updates to Fix OS X and iOS Flaws

Apple Releases dozens of Security Updates to Fix OS X and iOS Flaws

July 01, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Apple has released updates to patch dozens of security vulnerabilities in iOS and OS X Yosemite operating system. The updates includ...
MacKeeper Zero Day Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

MacKeeper Zero Day Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

May 11, 2015Mohit Kumar
A controversial piece of security and maintenance software for Mac OS X computers, known as MacKeeper, has been found to be vulnerable t...
[Video] PayPal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Demonstrated by Hacker

[Video] PayPal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Demonstrated by Hacker

April 28, 2015Wang Wei
A critical remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the eBay owned global e-commerce business PayPal that could be explo...
Critical Vulnerability Found in Magento eCommerce Platform

Critical Vulnerability Found in Magento eCommerce Platform

April 20, 2015Mohit Kumar
The most popular e-commerce platform owned by eBay, Magento is once again in the news. This time for a critical Remote Code Execution (...
New Dark Web Marketplace Offers Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

New Dark Web Marketplace Offers Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

April 17, 2015Mohit Kumar
Hackers have sold secrets of zero-day exploits in the underground Dark Web marketplace such as the Silk Road and its various successors...
MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

March 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
About two weeks back, over 40,000 organizations running MongoDB were found unprotected and vulnerable to hackers. Now, once again the u...
Samba Service Hit By Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Samba Service Hit By Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

February 24, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been fixed in Samba — Open Source standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix, ...
Critical GHOST vulnerability affects most Linux Systems

Critical GHOST vulnerability affects most Linux Systems

January 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A highly critical vulnerability has been unearthed in the GNU C Library (glibc) , a widely used component of most Linux distributions, t...